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trounce - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trounce

(verb) beat severely with a whip or rod
Synonyms : flog , lash , lather , slash , strap , welt , whip
Example Sentence
  • The teacher often flogged the students
  • The children were severely trounced

(verb) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Synonyms : beat , beat out , crush , shell , vanquish
Example Sentence
  • Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship
  • We beat the competition
  • Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game

(verb) censure severely or angrily
Example Sentence
  • The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car
  • The deputy ragged the Prime Minister
  • The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trounce

trounce: try uncle to stand in tne bus nobody will give u sit.
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by shaktipada

Teribbly annOUNCE.shout,censure
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by omniscient

tear and bound <--- these are caused by beating
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by abhishek1015

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